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Microsoft® SharePoint® Designer 2010 Unleashed by Kathy Hughes

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Changing the URL of a List or Library

When accessing the settings page of a list or library, one option that’s absent is the ability to change the list URL. There are times you might want to change the URL of a list, such as the default Shared Documents library that is created by default in Team sites. The Shared Documents library URL has a space between the words shared and documents, which is escaped by the characters %20 when rendered in the browser. The %20 characters can potentially cause issues with some client-side applications, which is why best practice when creating new lists and libraries is to not include spaces in URLs. In SharePoint Designer 2007, it was possible to change the URL of a list or document library. Changing a list or ...

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